Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2018

416 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474441254

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Modern Arabic Literature

A Theoretical Framework

Reuven Snir

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Includes inventories of both canonised and non-canonised literary texts in three sections: texts for adults, texts for children and translated texts for adults and children
  • Looks at the historical diachronic interaction of literature with various extra-literary systems such as religion, territory, state nationalism, language, politics, economy and gender, as well as foreign literatures and cultures
  • Focuses on the study of each genre together with examining the relationships between the various genres and the role of translation in their development
  • Highlights the concept of periodisation, looking at how to delimit and define literary periods
  • Conceptualises sociocultural distinctions of text production in terms of literary stratification, avoiding evaluative judgements

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